Kalas Tagua Earrings
Very chic dangle earrings handmade using tagua seeds cut by laser to obtain perfect ovals, each with a smaller inner egg-shaped hole inside. Unique and uncommon. Surgical steel findings. These earrings are sustainable, organic, vegan and biodegradable: 100% vegetable ivory (Tagua seeds). These tagua earrings are fair trade and ethically handmade in Colombia. Muichic Natural Jewelry is a proud member of the Fair Trade Federation. When ripe, tagua seeds are harvested and dried for 6 to 9 months. After losing all their moisture they become rock solid resembling ivory in color, texture and hardness, hence their nickname: “Vegetable Ivory”. At this point the hard seeds can be polished, dyed, cut and shaped into beautiful beads that become Muichic’s natural jewelry.